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English definition of “inflammable”

inflammable

adjective uk   /ɪnˈflæm.ə.bl̩/ us  

inflammable adjective (FIRE)

describes something that burns very easily: a highly inflammable liquid such as petrol

inflammable adjective (VIOLENCE)

likely to become violent or angry very quickly and in an uncontrolled way: an inflammable situation/region a highly inflammable mix of outrage and bitterness
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